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Why does Swifto hire only college educated walkers?

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Trusting someone else with your dog can be a new and daunting fear to triumph. When the time to place your trust in someone else’s hands comes about, it’s important to feel safe and comfortable. You want your dog to receive the best possible care while remaining safe and happy. Lucky for you, Swifto gets that. Swifto is a dog walking company that prides itself on high quality and professional care. We take...

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How Long Should My Dog Hold It In For?

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Urinary frequency in dogs differ according to breed, age, size, sex, etc. It’s typically said that smaller dogs and breeds tend to urinate more frequently than larger, older dogs. It’s important to give your dog enough opportunities to relieve himself and know when to do so. 

 

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Types of Dog Leashes and Harnesses

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It’s important to have some sort of control of your dog on walks. In order to get the best walk possible, you should seek the best equipment. There are so many harnesses and leashes to pick from, varying in style, function, and size. So, with all of these possibilities, how do we know we’re picking the right one?

 

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How To Help Dogs Overcome Their Fear of Cars/ Traffic

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It’s normal and natural for dogs to fear the city's loud noises, like zooming cars and blaring horns in traffic. In the event that your dog must travel via car or is passing traffic on a walk, its important fido feels safe and isn’t panicking. So, how can we calm our pups down? We must reinforce and create...

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Group Dog Walks vs Individual Dog Walks

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All dogs love a good walk. They’re fun, scenic, and an exciting adventure. So even though we know our pups enjoy their walks, we don’t actually know whether or not they prefer being walked alone or in groups. One side of you wants your dog to socialize and play with other dogs but the other side wants your dog to get the best walk possible. Let’s look at the benefits of private and group walks.

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Do Dogs Prefer A Certain Gender?

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Whether or not dogs are more attracted to one gender can’t be objectively answered because all dogs and people are different. But, dogs generally tend to be more attracted to a specific set of behaviors that are exhibited mostly by adult women. It’s not that dogs are exclusively attracted to female adults. It’s that dogs like particular things adult females do. Dogs like women’s softer voices and smaller figures....

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Dog Sitting vs Dog Boarding. Which is Better?

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You’re leaving town tomorrow for a business trip. You’re all packed up and organized. The babysitter for the kids is scheduled and confirmed. But, you forgot to arrange plans for your other, furrier child- your new puppy. Last minute arrangements are not impossible but deciding which type of care your dog will receive is definitely something worth looking into. So, dog sitting vs. dog boarding. Which is the better...

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Which Dog is Right For You?

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Dogs are truly incredible animals. They enrich our lives with loyal companionship, a plethora of health benefits, and unconditional love. I can undoubtedly say that owning a dog has benefited my life in every way possible. A life without Lola’s adorable and fluffy face waking me up every morning or astounding excitement and...

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Shih Tzu

 

 

Once you see a Shih Tzu, the name Chrysanthemum dog makes complete sense. They have long, flowing locks and being on the planet would envy, scruffy faces, and an endearing yelp. They’re a medium sized dog, with some of them sporting the...

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Rottweiler

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Rottweiler AKA “Rottweil Metzgerhund” or “Butchers Dog”

 

Rottweilers are one of many breeds with an undeserved bad reputations. Instead of pulling a small child to the other side of the street when you see a Rottweiler coming, approach this breed gently and become amazed as a giant teddy bear appears before your eyes. You may never guess it, but when...

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